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Milk Bank Essentials for Recipients

Are you expecting a baby? Do you know you won’t be able to breastfeed and still want to feed your baby human milk? Are you the parent of a preemie, or an ill baby? Perhaps you’re a nurse or lactation consultant who wants to support the babies and families in your care—or even to open a milk bank in your area. Tune in as Marie talks with Kim Updegrove, CNM, MSN, MPH, head of a Texas milk bank and president of the Human Milk Banking Association of North America’s executive committee, about issues related to milk banking. How do milk bank operate? Who receives milk from a bank—and how? For questions, e-mail anytime. This is the second of a two-part series; the first explained milk bank essentials for donors.

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